Alen MacWeeney Bio
Alen MacWeeney was born in Dublin in 1939; when he was 26 he spent many years traveling across Ireland. One of his greatest inspirations was from a group of Travellers that he came across during his journey. He captured the lifestyle of these people and thoughtfully expressed it though his photographs. During the 1960s and 1970s in Ireland, there were social movements and changes occurring. There were problems of religion and violence. MacWeeney takes a step back from that to capture the peacefulness and simplicity that life can have.